“Two hacks totaling about 4,100 BTC have left Inputs.io unable to pay all user balances,” the company said on its site. “I know this doesn’t mean much, but I’m sorry, and saying that I’m very sad that this happened is an understatement.”
Social sharing site Buffer has been hacked, and it’s halting its service until it figures out what happened.
WhatsApp, the popular free messaging app, was hacked and defaced yesterday — but don’t worry, it was only the website.
A group of pro-Syrian regime hackers attacked the Washington Post this morning, redirecting posts to the group’s website.
Apple has restored a number of its dev center sites after taking them offline last week.
Apple’s developer site is still down following a very public hacking attack by Ibrahim Balic last week, in which he downloaded over 100,000 developers’ private contact information. But Balic finally has what he wanted all along: recognition from Apple of his efforts.
“Write ten lines of code and you’ll have two-factor authentication on your site,” CEO Robert Masse told me a few days ago in Montreal. “You still own the customer, and it’s completely free.”
App.net cofounder Bryan Berg noticed that LinkedIn was DNS-hijacked tonight and that traffic was rerouted to a shady India-based site, http://www.confluence-networks.com. That’s bad for LinkedIn, but there’s worse news for you.
LivingSocial, the international daily deals company, is alerting 50 million of its members to hack that left names, emails, birthdays, and hashed passwords exposed.
A group of pro-Syria hackers accessed NPR’s systems after the publication won a Peabody Award for its reporting on the country.
Security! Evernote says users’ email addresses and passwords have been hacked. Here’s what you need to do next.
Apple’s not invulnerable, after all.
The Secret Service is looking to a hack on the email accounts of former President George W. Bush and five of his family members and friends.
Twitter admitted today that it was hacked recently, saying “the attack was not the work of amateurs, and we do not believe it was an isolated incident.”
Microsoft is investigating vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer that would allow hackers to potentially gain access to any private information you enter on-screen.
Attackers breached insurance provider Nationwide’s systems in October, stealing the mother lode of personally identifiable information. The company says law enforcement is currently searching for the hackers.
Facebook says reports that its servers have been hacked by Anonymous are false, and that the company is actually experiencing outages on the European continent.
Editor’s Pick Jack Dorsey confessed something on stage here at Techonomy Detroit today: He hacked into the world’s largest dispatch company’s email system in order to get a job.
Last week Anonymous claimed it plucked 12 million unique identifiers associated with iPhones from an FBI laptop. Today, however, a Florida publishing company says it was actually its servers that were hacked.
Tenable Network Security has taken $50 million in its first round of funding for its software that protects against cyber crime.
For secrets, there’s nowhere safer than the inside of your head, right? Wrong. Commercially sold electrode-headsets, often used in gaming, can be hacked to extract your ATM pin number, birthday month, location, and more.
Over 500,000 credit card numbers in Australia were discovered compromised today, stolen through a hack on a business’ point of sale system.
Amazon no longer allows you to change account information over the phone, after Wired reporter Mat Honan shared his story of how weak security in Apple and Amazon led to a major hack on his digital life this week.
Proving that anticipation was exceptionally high for a full iPhone 4S jailbreak, the folks behind the Absinthe jailbreaking tool report that it received over 1 million downloads within its first 24 hours.
Hacker collective Anonymous has just dumped 200 GB of names, email addresses and passwords for around 860,000 Stratfor users. Anonymous also exposed credit card numbers for 75,000 paying customers of Stratfor.
Thanks to Apple’s mobile operating system update,iOS 5.0.1, anyone with a little technical knowledge and desire can now put Apple’s voice assistant Siri feature to use on their iPhone 4.
A demonstration by researchers at the Black Hat security conference Thursday revealed that Square‘s mobile payment system, which turns smartphones and tablets into physical point-of-sale credit card processing terminals, can be used for credit card fraud, reports CNET.
Drink up your free AT&T tethering while you can, jailbreakers. AT&T has got you in its sights.
Microsoft showed developers today how they can exploit the Kinect motion sensor for applications that go beyond controlling video games for the Xbox 360.
Thousands of female Facebook users started reporting on Twitter this morning that their Facebook accounts had been inexplicably disabled. Facebook confirmed the incident a little later, stating that the cause was a bug in the system and that it had been fixed, with affected user accounts being reactivated.
A teenage prank on Twitter turned into the hack heard round the world Tuesday — and VentureBeat now has the story behind it. Through an exclusive interview with the two New Zealand kids whose code spread around the world in minutes, we learned exactly how idle mischief from down under turned the fast-growing microblogging site upside-down.
A security bug across all iOS4 devices and the iPad can give hackers full access to your device by simply viewing a PDF, according to Gizmodo.
Last night AT&T sent an email to iPad 3G owners regarding last week’s security breach (which has grabbed the FBI’s attention) that revealed the email addresses of around 114,000 iPad 3G customers. The email didn’t offer anything more than a quick summary of the situation, but AT&T made it clear that it viewed the hacker’s attempt as malicious, reports The New York Times.